All Blog Posts Tagged 'technology' (209)

Recruiting CRM Software: What To Look For & Why You Need One

As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…

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Added by Mary Waley on July 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Virtual Reality in Recruitment: Could this be a game changer?

So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments

The secret to attracting and retaining the best candidates

Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.

How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…

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Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

Technology-Focused Career Options for Women: Virtually Limitless

In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

The Digital Revolution: Is our workforce at risk of full automation?

For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Find the Right App for the Recruiting Process

Recruiting the right talent is certainly not an exact science.

In many cases, you will hit the nail on the head, delivering the right guy or gal for the position. Other times, however, you will go back and review the process to see where things might have gone…

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Added by Dave on February 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Replacing Recruiter Greed with Goodwill: A new paradigm to evolve the talent acquisition profession

Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation.  The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars.  Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — 13 Comments

The Island of Misfit Tools

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).

There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Is Big Data a Good Recruiting Tool?

The recruiting process can get pretty complicated, especially when multiple applicants with varying work backgrounds are vying for the same position.

Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.

With job seeking data management in mind, here are…

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Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Is your recruiting and sourcing technology behind the times?

If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too. 



But if your processes are a blast from the past,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

3 Observations From A Marketer at #HRTechConf

We'll make this quick - there's more expo floor and happy hours to see.

Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.

For example, the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What Recruiters Can Learn From a No. 1 Company on Great Rated's List of Top Tech Employers

At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…

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Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Where are you on the Recruitment Technology Curve?

Recruiting Technology

Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.

If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.

So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 19, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Employee Turnover is a Hospitality Industry Problem: Here's 5 Ways to Fix It

The hospitality industry is growing. That’s the good news. Now for the bad news: employee turnover continues to be a problem within the industry. According to a…

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Added by Josh Tolan on May 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

4 ways to better manage remote recruiting

One of the most important roles of the HR department at any company is to improve recruitment services, as bringing in talented workers is key to ensuring long-term business success. Recruiting effectively has become more challenging over time, as widespread technology has made it more common for people to apply for jobs in faraway locations.

Hiring is now dramatically different…

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Added by Cali Yakaback on April 24, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments

Experience? I Don't Need Experience to Build an ATS!

I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -…

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Added by Doug Douglas on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Who should we blame for poverty, debt, obesity & ROBOTS?

Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.

Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 3, 2014 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

Recruiting Through the Madness

“No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.” – Jim Valvano

Well, it’s that time a year again, when business productivity slows to a crawl as “strategy sessions” are temporarily replaced by “bracket…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on March 27, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Don't Fear the Robots

“You know, that little droid is going to cause me a lot of trouble.” – Luke Skywalker

The following post comes to you from Jibe’s Director of Product, Alex Hunsucker. 

Today’s talent acquisition landscape is packed with an array of shiny new technology solutions, which is all well and good and very exciting. But at the same time, it can be absolutely confounding. Recruiting technology – while designed to make life easier –…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on January 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

How To Grow Your Staffing Firm in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The staffing industry will see growth of at least six percent in 2014. With client expectations on the rise, staffing agencies will have to consider bolstering their own…

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Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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